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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, your availability, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. 

Job Summary

Spend the summer in the Jackson Hole, working at the University of Michigan's Rocky Mountain Campus. We are currently looking for an experienced culinary team member to help with the day to day management of our field station kitchen and camp facilities. Room and board is included, and half summer appointments are available. The recreational possibilties are nearly endless, and include Hiking, Mountain Biking, Fly Fishing, Skiing, Rafting, Kayaking, Mountaineering etc.  All summer positions are full time, 40 hours per week and pays $14/hr - $21/hr depending on skills and experience.


Duties include menu creation, production of hot and cold food items. Consistently check ingredients for accuracy, quality, quantity, and visual presentation. Work with local purveyors to order fresh, quality ingredients. Operate and properly maintain, clean, and sanitize our kitchen and equipment, including but not limited to slicers, steamers, robot coupe, ovens, grills, microwaves, etc.. Understand and follow health code regulations at all times for maintaining proper food temperatures, including temperatures for holding, reheating, and serving food safely. Utilize organizational skills to prioritize several tasks at once, including the simultaneous preparation of multiple menu items during high volume meal times. 

Work Schedule

UPDATE: Employment dates for this position are between early July - August 16, 2017. Position is full time, 40 hours per week. Please indicate your availability (whole length of position or only a portion) in your cover letter. 

Work Locations

Jackson Hole, Wyoming (most provide own transportation to and from Wyoming). Room and board provided.

Additional Information

Temporary Staffing Services is posting and screening candidates on behalf of the hiring University unit. This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration.  Please review the full posting description for details. This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits. The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.